Patrick O. Strickland – Independent Journalist

AJE: Owsley – Feeling forgotten in America’s poorest white county

My latest at Al Jazeera English took us to Booneville, Kentucky, the seat of Owsley, the poorest white county in the United States.

With rising drug use and an immense dependency on food stamps for survival, few people in Booneville feel hopeful about the elections.

Click here to read the whole story.

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